Anthony “Tony” Joseph Silva, 79, of Pukalani was surrounded by loved ones and passed peacefully on Monday November 11, 2019 at Maui Memorial Medical Center. He was born on March 24, 1940 in Wailuku to his late parents Antone Da Silva and Caroline Castro.
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Tony is predeceased by his wife, Leila Silva (Doong); son, Arnold Silva; brother, Paul Dacanay and sister, Theresa Mae Texeira.
Anthony is survived by his daughters, Roxanne Silva and Lorraine (Kalei) Silva; siblings, Mary Lou Gorospe, Carol Lopez, James Silva, Kenneth Dacanay, Vincent Dacanay; grandchildren, Sanoe, Akoni, Jordyn-Lee, Mandi-Lei; great grandchildren, Lokana-Marie, Zaiyana-Marie, Chevis-Zane, Kale.
Tony was a hard worker and was an expert in many different skills. One of his first jobs was working in the Pioneer Mill as a Field Work then worked at the Maui Eldorado in the Maintenance Department, Grayline Bus Tours and National/Alamo Car Rental as a Wash Crew Supervisor. He also worked as a Pest Control Technician at Terminix. He loved working for Grand Waikapu Golf Course (King Kamehameha Golf Course) as a Machine Operator until he retired.
Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 14, 2019 at Ballard’s Family Mortuary in Kahului. Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. lunch will be provided after service at Ballard’s. Burial to follow at 1 p.m. at Makawao Cemetery.